HTC has launched its new Desire-range smartphone, the HTC desire 828 dual SIM on its Chinese website. HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM is also available for pre-orders via HTC's official online store priced at CNY 1,599. However, there are no words of its launch outside the Chinese market.
HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM is the company's first Desire-range handset that comes packed with OIS (optical image stabilisation). The HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense and features a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It packs a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, BSI sensor, and full HD video recording. The handset packs an UltraPixel front camera with a BSI sensor.
The dual SIM based HTC Desire 828 is powered by an 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC with 2GB RAM. It comes with 16GB inbuilt storage and is expandable up to 2TB using a microSD card. For connectivity, HTC Desire 828 includes - Wi-Fi, FM radio, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G, Micro-USB and 4G LTE TDD connectivity with support for Indian networks. The handset packs ambient light, accelerometer, compass, and magnetic sensors.
HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM is backed by a 2800 mAh battery. It measures 157.7x78.8x7.9 mm. Like other recently launched HTC Desire smartphones, the Desire 828 Dual SIM features HTC BoomSound technology.